Wilbur E. Plitt

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NAME:
Wilbur Ellsworth Plitt
NICKNAME:
SERVICE NUMBER:
457874
HOME OF RECORD:
Baltimore, MD
NEXT OF KIN:
Wife, Mrs. Edna Plitt
DATE OF BIRTH:
1/5/1913
SERVICE DATES:
9/29/1942 – 11/6/1945
DATE OF DEATH:
3/9/1957
CAMPAIGN UNIT MOS RATE RESULT
Roi-Namur A/1/24 653 Corporal
Saipan A/1/24 653 Corporal SICK
Tinian A/1/24 653 Sergeant
Iwo Jima A/1/24 614 Platoon Sergeant Evacuated
INDIVIDUAL DECORATIONS:
Bronze Star (?)
LAST KNOWN RANK:
Platoon Sergeant

Biography coming soon.

When one of his mortar squads was wiped out in a single night on Iwo Jima, the veteran platoon sergeant could take no more. War diary, USS Hendry.
When one of his mortar squads was wiped out in a single night on Iwo Jima, the veteran platoon sergeant could take no more. War diary, USS Hendry.